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A Home of Our Own
     

A Home of Our Own

by Gwen Kirkwood
 

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1951. Meg and Steven Caraford count their blessings: their farm is prospering, they have a baby boy, and Steven's troublesome half-brother, Fred, has moved to Canada. Then Steven's mother takes in Ruth, a young female lodger with a small daughter. Steven and Meg are shocked to learn that Avril is Fred's illegitimate daughter, born as a result of rape. The

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1951. Meg and Steven Caraford count their blessings: their farm is prospering, they have a baby boy, and Steven's troublesome half-brother, Fred, has moved to Canada. Then Steven's mother takes in Ruth, a young female lodger with a small daughter. Steven and Meg are shocked to learn that Avril is Fred's illegitimate daughter, born as a result of rape. The family helps Ruth to recover from her traumatic past, but there will be obstacles to overcome, not least the frightening prospect of Fred's return . . .

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“Once again, Kirkwood brings her readers an emotionally complex, ultimately heartwarming slice of life in rural Scotland”

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ISBN-13:
9780727868619
Publisher:
Severn House Publishers
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Gwen Kirkwood was born on a Yorkshire farm. She went to Agricultural College before marrying a Scottish dairy farmer. Their life on a Dumfriesshire farm inspires the authentic background for Gwen’s Scottish farming sagas.

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